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can't have the boom and the bust. thenwhere it went big and then it was destroyed and then technology jobs went overseas. it's difficult to think about that and the repercussion when we could have a much more orderly transfer. but not the boom and bust. >> gavin: assume that president obama is re-elected. what should he think about going into the new year, taking the baton of sandy and new consciousness that hopefully is iowaawakened. what should be the top priority going into the second term? >> the top priority is talking again. your point was i think it was a good one that you started out with, no one is talking about. neither candidate is talking about it. we can't expect the american public to get on board if the leaders aren't talking about this. one thing that everyone is clear on, we will have storms of more intensity because of global warming. we will have more storms like this in the future because of global warming. one thing we have to do is start talking about it. second we really double down on theonthe innovation agenda. the president did a good job speaking about the s
. california the center of technological innovation. how did it happen? there is a spirit there about the open mind, about learning. you take a country like south korea, that in the early 60s had a g.d.p. the same as most african countries and today is first world. >> gavin: what is foundation what is the most exciting that you're working on? what is are you passionate about. >> the most difficult, and most exciting for me, i have two foundations. one in africa where we work along side the governments of africa to deliver change to the people in seven different african countries. called the big footprint and then an organization of religious and cultural exchange where we work in some of the most difficult countries in the world where people are educated in the way they think and look at each other. >> gavin: you're not just bringing in resources you're using your own human resource to get involved, hands on, i imagine. >> i raise money for my foundation. i gave my own money to them and i go out to 20 different countries. it's a political after life. not for you governor, yet at any rate. >> g
and technology and in this antiquated energy infrastructure with things like smart grid technology to transport renewable energy. third, an energy policy has to be conservative. to save energy, to conserve, to find ways to use it efficiently and sparingly. and finally a national energy policy would enlist private businesses to manufacture the products that create and generate renewable energy. things like solar panels, wind turbines, they should be made here in america. we shouldn't have to buy them from finland or from china. there are already leaders stepping up to bat on this issue. there is a bipartisan slate of brave, truth tellers. you've seen it this week. mayor bloomberg. governor cuomo. governor chris christie. president obama. and when we are fortunate enough to see the president-elected to that second term, that group needs to take this agenda to congress and pass it within 100 days. lead gentlemen! lead! and we, you and i, need to pressure them to do it. the hurricane has forced the issue. now
, performance, technology. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: from meatloaf to done at trump, quite a few people lost their minds this week, but now we turn to brett ehrlich. shhhh, brett's talking now. >> well, there are eleven days to the election and i hate to see how crazy they will be given how bonkers this week has been. donald trump offered to give $5 million to charity, if obama would turn over what he says are low college transcript rate. and now know all of the things that i thought this guy would go to jail for, it was not tax revagus. >> and here is a claimed video of president obama's birth in kenya. is that this real? it makes the president the first baby to have a birth weig
made the largest investment in clean coal technology. >> romney: in the last four years you cut lances on federal land and waters in half. >> obama: not true. >> romney: how much did you cut them. >> obama: not true. governor, we produced more oil. >> cenk: yeah, i'm more pro-oil more pro-coal and then i brag that i drill more than president bush. and then bragging how romney isn't pro coal enough. i was. >> listening to governor romney talking about how he was the champion of coal. when he was the governor, he stood in front of a coal fire plant and said this plant kills people. now he's running around talking like he's mr. coal. come on. come on. you know that's not on the level. does anybody ever actually look at that guy and think he's really into coal? >> cenk: ha, ha, ha, romney is not into coal enough. if you elect an democrat we'll really be into coal. even into coal even more. climate change, mtv who gives a damn about that. and did it help? did your strategy a piece oil and coal, did it help? no, super pacs run by the coal and oil industries are running this ad against presid
ground-breaking technology and funding research and development all of this is what permits and helps our economy to forge ahead. and put aside for the moment that the speakers at the republican convention took the president's statement totally out of context asserting that the president claimed government built the businesses, not the surrounding infrastructure that permits businesses to drive. ignoring the facts speaker after speaker came to the podium at the republican convention and said mockingly we built that. as if to debunk the need for government. the speeches, in fact, captured the disdain that romney encouraged for all things governmental until his recent late night conversation to moderate mitt. well, i have a slight re reformulation of the question for the folks who live in the path of sandy. who rebuilt that? who will be there to help fix the critical infrastructure that sandy crippled. suddenly chris christie is appreciate of fema funding, the same agency that the romney-ryan budget would utterly decimate. suddenly even republicans are talking respectfully of the need for t
for energy. and we have the technology. there are farms in portugal and spain and australia and the u.k. where we got to jump all over this. there are jobs for our children, and this is innovation. this is a no-brainer. let's run with it. >> eliot: some how there is something affirmative and optimistic listening to you guys. it sounds like there are answers. let's hope the politicians think there are as they cross that line. chris mooney and dr. reese halter. thank you for your time tonight. >> thanks. >> eliot: at the top of the hour join jennifer granholm in "the war room" for swing state polls with her guest michael tasmaste of the daily beast. coming the one time it's okay for you to miss my show is if that's the only time you can get to a polling place. make sure that voting is your highest priority on election day. besides, you can always dvr my show. you really cant' dvr the future of the country. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. this is more than a teddy bear. it's a step towards norm
the technology and the resource base to make it work, and to make it possible. >> jennifer: we can finally lead, we can finally lead rather than being the laughing stock of the global community for burying our heads in the sand. the cost of these natural disasters is escalating by the billions. do you think in decision to a planetary global warming argument there is an argument that might work where the suffering and scientific haven't. >> it matters because it undermines our quality and safety of life, including wrecking the economy. so this has been one of the core reasons for decades actually that the call has been to make the energy system safe because it's going to save us from a lot of disasters. there is not really a difference between the climate change idea, the motivation, and the economic cost as a motivation. they really are the same. we are reckless in how we are unwilling right now through our politics because the public is willing, not just the political system to make modest investments to avert huge, huge damages like the one this week. >> jennifer: absolutely. cheveron, for ex
. >> cenk: when you use the light saver. >> yes cutting edge technology all the way. >> cenk: you can have it for $4.05 million. >> thank you. >> cenk: when we come back we sent ben to vegas and figured out which way the state is swinging. there was one person he did end up talking to. we'll talk about that when we come back. >> this strip in las vegas nevada, we figured where else can you get a better cross section of people who live in this fine state. current tv encourages you to vote on november 6th but just as importantly to take the time to learn about each candidate's stance on the issues that matter to you. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. vote smart. our democracy depends on an informed electorate. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. [ female announcer ] go from zero to p
morning, sir. >> i wasn't sure if you were going to get to me until after you had the technology of atm machines explained to you. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i'm going to say this in a really loving way screw you frisch. >> and didn't you lose your wallet on the plane once before who happened to be found by a friend who passed it to another friend who brought it to you. >> stephanie: i think it was just my driver's license -- any way, karl what is your point? >> i made it back from new york with bronchitis. i am laying here -- i don't have a cone on my head though. >> like dexter. >> stephanie: and you have a giant set let me just say. >> that's how i figured i would go blue and show them at the beacon theater, but if i have anything, i have class. >> stephanie: you were a fabulous opener for us. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> stephanie: you say if you thought romney was a bigger conservative during the gop debates, what do you think he would be like with a gop congress. [♪ dramatic music ♪] >> stephanie: ahhhhh. you are absolutely right. >> 9/11 in 2001 was el
technologies. i love this. someone sent me the obama gear. the difference between obama and romney obama's gear and buttons made in america. romney's gear and buttons made in china. >> here's a little one. eight days to go. he hasn't released his taxes. no one is talking about that for the first time in modern presidential history he's not going to do it. there would be lots of things in there. i think that this election started with 47% of the country one way and 47% of the country the other way. there wasn't going to be that much movement. the thing that's discouraging to me and again going back to this video we made is just how many people i know who are progressives who have progressive views on some of the issues are really seriously considering this -- considering romney. i think it is really important for us as we know people who sort of have similar social views to us who may be thinking about this, to really get to them on these issues. they're dismissive of these issues. oh, he would never appoint somebody wh
and more permits and licenses. >> obama: we made the largest investment in clean coal technology. >> romney: in the last four years you cut lances on federal land and waters in half. >> obama: not true. >> romney: how much did you cut them. >> obama: not true. governor, we produced more oil. >> cenk: yeah, i'm more pro-oil more pro-coal and then i brag that i drill more than president bush. and then bragging how romney isn't pro coal enough. i was. >> listening to governor romney talking about how he was the champion of coal. when he was the governor, he stood in front of a coal fire plant and said this plant kills people. now he's running around talking like he's mr. coal. come on. come on. you know that's not on the level. does anybody ever actually look at that guy and think he's really into coal? >> cenk: ha, ha, ha, romney is not into coal enough. if you elect an democrat we'll really be into coal. even into coal even more. climate change, mtv who gives a damn about that. and did it help? did your strategy a piece oil and coal, did it help? no super pacs run by the coal and oil industr
the technologies solar, wind energy efficiency more fuel efficiency, and obama has been doing some of it. he has been pushing the fuel efficiency very hard. >> bill: and what about existing fossil fuel plants? >> well you are going to have to over time figure out how to capture the carbon pollution, or just replacement with clean energy. >> bill: so cap and trade or carbon tax? >> i don't think we're going to see cap and trade, but i think there is a window of opportunity for a carbon tax to make polluters pay. somebody -- there is going to be revenues in it. >> bill: from somewhere. >> somewhere. and it's certainly better to put a tax solution than to tax labor, so i think people have talked about a possibility of getting a carbon tax there even using it to help lower the corporate income tax rate so i think now is the time to really push for this. >> bill: and it's not going to happen unless people really mad and demand it and say, listen let's get serious about climate change, and it could be that hurricane sandy -- we'll look back and say that was the tipping point. that
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